04 June 2018

Asia's 1st 13 'Blue Flag' Beaches To Be Developed in India

Asia's 1st 13 'Blue Flag' Beaches To Be Developed in India


Environment-friendly, clean and equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists, 13 Indian beaches will soon get the Blue Flag certification. These beaches of Odisha, Maharashtra and other coastal states will be the first in not just India, but in Asia, to get the Blue Flag certification.

The Indian beaches are being developed by the Society for Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM), an environment ministry's body working for the management of coastal areas.

Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Bank of India Exam 2018-
  • The Blue Flag beach standards were established by Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) in 1985. 

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